October 26, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Don’t miss this webinar to learn about procurement opportunities with Idaho National Laboratory (INL). INL is one of 17 national laboratories across the US funded by the Department of Energy. INL’s Small Business Program Manager, Stacey Francis, will discuss INL’s vision to build a coalition of small businesses in Wyoming to support the INL mission and the growing opportunity in the clean energy efforts in the region. She will discuss their desire to bolster the supply chain to support such projects and explain what the future may look like, and steps required to do business with INL. INL’s needs are diverse, from consumables to mechanical and electrical services. Don’t miss out on this call to learn about potential opportunities for your business. For more information visit: The Top 20 Questions About Idaho National Laboratory – Idaho National Laboratory (inl.gov)
- Overview of INL and current missions
- INL Procurement Opportunities
- How Wyoming Businesses can assist in bolstering INL’s supplier base
- How INL Engages with Small Businesses
- Steps required to work with INL
Presenter: Stacey Francis is the Small Business Program Manager at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) located in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She is responsible to target, shape and retain small businesses in support of the diverse mission areas of the laboratory. INL is one of the DOE’s 10 multiprogram national laboratories. The lab provides national leadership in the areas of nuclear energy, national security and sustainable energy research. Ms. Francis has nearly 30 years of experience in building relationships with key stakeholders and partners. She leads small business outreach for the lab and regularly participates in events to promote its mission and share opportunities for small business to engage the lab. Ms. Francis’ depth of experience in marketing local small business and communicating with a variety of internal and external audiences has fostered a successful Small Business Program at INL. Ms. Francis received the Department of Energy Secretarial Award for Facility Management Contractor Small Business Program Manager of the Year for fiscal year 2015. INL received of the Laboratory Director’s Award for fiscal year 2017.
Ms. Francis has a BS in Journalism, Mass Communications from Kansas State University.